Kathleen Doheny

About Kathleen Doheny

Kathleen Doheny is a Los Angeles journalist specializing in health, behavior and fitness topics. She writes for a variety of health websites and publications, including WebMD, EverydayHealth, HealthDay and Health.

Articles Written by Kathleen Doheny

Regaining Weight? Blame Take-Out Foods, and Possibly the Packaging
03/12/2018 - A group of environmental chemicals, PFAS, may cause weight regain, particularly in women. PFAs are found in takeout food packaging, nonstick cookware, and some carpeting.
Best Diet for Weight Loss, Your Choice: Low Carb vs Low Fat
02/20/2018 - Low fat and Low Carb Diets achieve the same amount of weight loss, just pick one, experts say, and neither insulin resistance nor genetics makes any difference.
World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease
02/09/2018 - During the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease, experts presented a new reason for shortness of breath, and the benefits of omega 3 to reduce triglycerides.
Faced with Severe Hypoglycemia: What Should You Do in an Emergency?
01/29/2018 - Since EMTs answer 911 calls 4 out of 5 times yet they cannot administer glucagon to someone with diabetes experiences severe hypoglycemia; so here's what you need to know.
Advances in Diabetes Technology: Will It Change Your Life?
01/16/2018 - New devices promise to make managing diabetes much better.  but you should discuss with your health provider which devices and apps are best for you.
12 Weeks on a Strict Liquid Diet Program Reverses Diabetes
12/14/2017 - People who follow a limited calorie liquid meal replacement program for 12 weeks can reverse the diabetes, and stop the diabetes-related meds.
Thyroid Storm: What to Know
Thyroid storm is a rare but severe form of untreated or under-managed hyperthyroidism that may arise when the thyroid gland releases thyroid hormones suddenly.
Severity of Diabetes Does Not Predict Usual Complications
12/05/2017 - Researchers confirmed that the severity of a person's diabetes appears unlikely to predict or dictate the rate or risk of developing commons complications such as heart disease, kidney problems, or neuropathy.
Why Your Fat Cells May Not Love Breakfast
12/05/2017 - What's in your bowl at breakfast can increase the amount of sugar your fat cells take up, depending upon whether you are at a healthy weight or are overweight.
Skipping Breakfast: Bad Idea for People With Type 2 Diabetes
10/12/2015 - Breakfast, often called the most important meal of the day, may be especially crucial if you have type 2 diabetes, suggests new research published in October in Diabetes Cares.
Joining a Support Group Improves Diabetes Treatment
Patients who join an online support group that "fits" are more likely to take their insulin or other diabetes medication over the long-term.

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